窒素

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Chinese[edit]

obstruct; stop up plain; element
simp. and trad.
(窒素)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese  (ちっ) () (chisso).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

窒素

  1. (rare, chiefly Taiwanese Hokkien) nitrogen

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Chemical element
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Kanji in this term
ちつ > ちっ
Grade: S

Grade: 5
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (chitsu, obstruction) +‎ (so, element), calque of Dutch stikstof (literally choke stuff). Compare also German Stickstoff, Luxembourgish Stéckstoff, Danish kvælstof. Created by Udagawa Yōan in his book 遠西医方名物考補遺 in 1834 (“窒素”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

窒素 (hiragana ちっそ, rōmaji chisso)

  1. nitrogen

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Korean: 질소 (jilso)
  • Min Nan: 窒素 (chek-sò͘, chit-sò͘)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

窒素 (jilso) (hangeul 질소)

  1. Hanja form? of 질소 (nitrogen).